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Nutritious orange-fleshed sweetpotato snack can reduce waste, increase incomes

Nutritious orange-fleshed sweetpotato snack can reduce waste, increase incomes

The 10th Triennial African Potato Association Conference (October 9 - 13, 2016) brought together over 200 researchers, development practitioners, policy ...
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Competition calls for innovative packaging of cassava stems to increase sales

Competition calls for innovative packaging of cassava stems to increase sales

A new competition is calling for innovative packaging designs to sell bundles of high quality cassava stems in Nigeria. The ...
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New project to build commercially sustainable cassava seed system in Nigeria

New project to build commercially sustainable cassava seed system in Nigeria

A four-year project (2015 – 2019) to develop a commercially sustainable cassava seed value chain in Nigeria, was officially launched ...
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New project to develop cassava seed businesses will enhance quality seed access, increase productivity and generate income in Nigeria

New project to develop cassava seed businesses will enhance quality seed access, increase productivity and generate income in Nigeria

We are pleased and proud to announce the signing of a new project entitled ‘Building an Economically Sustainable, Integrated Seed ...
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Benchmark for mechanized cassava processing

Benchmark for mechanized cassava processing

A photo report about the visit to Niji Lukas Group, Ilero, Oyo State, Nigeria by Thierry Tran IITA, a participating ...
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Opportunities for improvements in small scale gari processing in Nigeria

Opportunities for improvements in small scale gari processing in Nigeria

A photo report about the visit to the Ajegunle cassava processing site in Oyo town by Graham Thiele Processing cassava ...
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RTB-NextGen Cassava project organizes gender research workshop in Nigeria in preparation for Phase II

RTB-NextGen Cassava project organizes gender research workshop in Nigeria in preparation for Phase II

Partners in the NEXTGEN Cassava Project and the CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB) were in Ibadan, ...
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Addressing postharvest losses in cassava value chains

Addressing postharvest losses in cassava value chains

Postharvest losses are an important challenge in developing countries, and the RTB Research Program has included the issue in its ...
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Mosaic and Brown Streak Disease in Cassava

Scientists alarmed by the rapid spread of brown streak disease in cassava, a crop that sustains 300 million Africans

World’s cassava experts to wage war against cassava viruses; Introduction into Nigeria, the largest cassava producer in the world, could ...
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